National / International News

Man charged over caravan park murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:45
A Caerphilly man, 26, is charged with murdering Vale of Glamorgan teenager Conner Marshall at a south Wales caravan park.

Rooney 'knocked out in boxing video'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:38
A video has emerged appearing to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out in a boxing bout with Phil Bardsley in his kitchen.

VIDEO: Chicago river goes green for St Patrick

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:23
The traditional dyeing of the Chicago River has marked Saint Patrick's Day festivities in Illinois.

Fragile England dreamy & nightmarish

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:00
England may win the Six Nations but remain a likeable team of infuriating inconsistency, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.

Deadly blasts hit Pakistan churches

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:40
Twin explosions kill at least two people near churches in a Christian neighbourhood of the Pakistani city of Lahore, local media say.

VIDEO: Cyclone Pam leaves thousands homeless

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:21
Cyclone Pam leaves thousands homeless on Vanuatu - with aid agencies comparing it to Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the Philippines in 2013.

VIDEO: Arnie and Lewis: I'll be back!

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:12
Lewis Hamilton shares a laugh with Arnold Schwarzenegger on the podium following the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Hamilton wins with ease in Australia

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 22:45
Lewis Hamilton dominates the Australian Grand Prix to get his world title defence off to the perfect start.

Farage offers Tories election deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 22:43
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says his party would do a post-general election deal with the Conservatives in exchange for an EU referendum in 2015.

Chinese parliament backs growth cut

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 22:10
Parliament in China endorses government plans to reduce the country's economic growth target by half a percent, to 7%.

Call for boundary review law change

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 21:23
Rules that mean parliamentary boundary reviews are on course to reduce the number of MPs from 650 to 600 must be reversed, a parliamentary group says.

West Indies win to close on quarters

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 21:21
West Indies all but secure a place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a six-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates.

Parents face special needs 'lottery'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 21:08
Families are facing a "postcode lottery" when trying to get special educational needs help for their children, research by BBC 5live Investigates suggests.

Funeral for German who fought IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 21:03
About 2,000 people attend a funeral march for German woman Ivana Hoffmann who died fighting Islamic State militants in Syria.

VIDEO: Grandmother skydives for 100th birthday

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 20:09
A great-grandmother celebrates her 100th birthday by jumping out of a plane.

Show goes on at fire-hit arts centre

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 19:52
Two performances go ahead at Battersea Arts Centre, only a day after a fire ripped through the venue.

Vatican backs using force against IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 19:49
The Vatican says force may be necessary to stop attacks by Islamic State militants on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East.

Lack of sleep 'link to diabetes'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 18:48
Getting too little sleep in the week and having to make up at the weekend may contribute to obesity and type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.

Kayak victim was off-duty policeman

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 18:28
A man whose body was found after an empty kayak was spotted in the Firth of Forth was an off-duty officer, Police Scotland say.

Eritrean life in pictures

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 17:59
And other images of life from normally inaccessible Eritrea